Shiva Story & Spiritual Tests

Arjuna & The Kirāt

A story of spiritual tests, skill & devotion.

My favorite Śiva Story from one of the episodes of the Mahābhārata.  It has humor & teachings. Enjoy!


Like storytime? You will love the Nectar of the GitāWe start in November 2022, but early bird tuition is available now through the end of August. I would love to share these profound, life changing stories & teachings with you. 

Have you been experiencing pain, discomfort or inflammation in your upper spine, neck & shoulders? You’re under the influence of the astrological configurations {and you are not alone!}. Join me for “True Heart Opening” in August inside the SRY Studio. 

Your Heart, Neck & Shoulders

Astrologically the 4th house of the natural zodiac – representing your heart, manas {emotions, rāga & dvesha}, relationship with mother, feelings … is all being POUNDED by an inflamed mars conjoined with rāhu {one of the nodes}. It is causing hidden, mysterious, surprising discomfort / pain to be revealed seemingly “out of nowhere” and with no explanation in your heart, chest, upper back, neck, shoulders, life, feelings, emotions, ability to navigate… it is inflamed and volatile. Seated in this fourth house is the Sun & new moon  {which exaggerates it and causes it to further effect your soul and your mind}… plus the pattern is all being aspected by retrograde Saturn which I have done a long video and article on before. So Saturn which is related to aging, pain, isolation, rigidity, vāta {but also wisdom and the vedic tradition and responsibility} is also aimed right at your heart & upper spine right now.

If you like storytime + Teachings You'll Love Nectar of the Gitā!

Nectar of The Gita

Kaya’s most comprehensive online philosophy program for yoga students, seekers & teachers. Gain meaningful transformation through the illuminative teachings for spiritual seekers living in the world of responsibility and relationships. 

The Bhagavad Gītā shared with the stories of the Mahābharata are essential for modern yogis because it delivers the most complete and supreme teachings not on a serene mountain top, but right in the center of the complicated, conflict-ridden life of a householder. Kaya expertly threads story, examples & scriptural knowledge that make it meaningful, personal and deeply transformational. 

Online Training Begins November 2022

True Heart Opening

Free Your heart & upper Spine

Supreme Release Yoga August 2022 series

Most of what yogaland calls “heart opening” is actually overstretching and bending the neck, shoulders and waist, causing the ribcage to go on “lockdown”. 

The only way to free the realm of the ribs & heart is to protect your neck, shoulders & waist while nourishing the realm of your heart – your thoracic spine – and coaxing gentle release & decompression. 

Vedic Astrology Readings

Michael Manzella is an expert Jyotishi {Vedic Astrologer}. His skill, warmth, humor, depth and practical approach is a balm to clients internationally. If you’re at a juncture point in life, require insight or strategy, want to gain strategy & insight regarding key aspects of life {work, family, finance, study, relationships etc}, Jyotish readings offer profound guidance. 

Complimentary SRY Yoga Practice

Supreme Release Yoga is calming, grounding, and nourishing. 

You can open up a world within that has an inner divinity and stability that abides even amidst the most challenging of circumstances. 

Set aside an hour and experience the power of SRY!